The Nature of Knowledge

What is the nature of this thing, “knowledge”, which we seek to manage? How is it distinct from data and how might it be modelled? Can we design systems to help store and navigate knowledge rather than data? In designing knowledge-centric systems I have been struck by certain observable facets of knowledge, facets which are […]

Helping users understand SharePoint in the NHS

One of our clients has been battling with the culture change around metadata in single library vs. the comfort factor of folders. Here is how they address it and some other thoughts. “We have now spent many hours “working with users to migrate” key documents into SharePoint. It’s been hard work… and we first have […]

SharePoint Infrastructure

One of the most common questions is what infrastructure do we recommend for SharePoint and can it be virtualised. Below is our view on the infrastructure. Virtualisation is fine and the majority of the implementations we support are indeed virtualised. We have good experiences with both VMware and Hyper-V. In general we advise against virtualising […]